Winter season at South Pasadena High will soon come to an end as only junior Devin Peries is the lone competitor. He will be heading into the wrestling CIF Masters meet this weekend to represent the Tigers.
Last week, SPHS’s boys and girls basketball teams were eliminated from CIF-Southern Section contention.
Spring season in a handful of sports is ramping up with a series of games this week.
Under Coach Jaime Garcia, the Tigers open the season on Friday, February 21, at home against San Gabriel. On February 25 South Pasadena hosts Pasadena High.
South Pasadena High’s softball team, coached by Ed McCarthy, is off to a 3-1 start in 2020.
The Tigers opened the season with a 10-4 loss to Eagle Rock before coming back to win three straight – 9-6 over Maranatha, 6-4 against Eisenhower before blanking Marshall 9-0. South Pasadena plays Marshal again on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. on the road. Following that contest the Tigers face Glendale and Pasadena Poly on Feb. 24 and Feb. 28, respectively. Both games start at 3:30 p.m.
South Pasadena, 1-0, just starting the 2020 season, travels to San Gabriel High on Friday, February 20, for a 3 p.m. match.
The Tigers opened the season with a forfeit victory on February 18 over Marshall.
South Pasadena plays three times next week, February 25 at Alhambra, February 26 at Burroughs in Burbank and February 27 at Mountain View, all starting at 3 p.m.
Ivy Chew, who has built South Pasadena High’s girls’ volleyball team into a strong contender, will now coach on the boys’ side.
The Tigers are set to travel to Camarillo on March 5 at 6 p.m. in their season opener before jumping into Rio Hondo League play on March 17 at home (South Pasadena Middle School) before traveling to play rival San Marino on March 19. Both league encounters begin at 3:30 p.m.
Track and Field
South Pasadena High notoriously wins the Rio Hondo League championship in all divisions. A big meet on the schedule is the Tiger Invite slated for April 10 at 1 p.m.